10 Truths to Get You Excited About Songwriting

July 25, 2015

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Just before the concertEver hear the phrase “paralysis by analysis?” It means that you spend so much time analyzing why something isn’t going well that you wind up stuck, unable to move in any direction.

It’s a common feeling in the arts. So it’s time to stop thinking so hard, and time to simply get writing!

Here are 10 quick, short-snapper truths that are meant to get you to stop thinking so hard, and start writing – NOW!

  1. Waiting to get inspired is just an excuse. Start writing NOW, and write as if your life depends on it.
  2. Your own music should be your greatest source of inspiration.
  3. If you don’t listen to music critically every day, you are working in a vacuum.
  4. If you listen and work in one single genre, day in, day out, you are stunting your own creative growth.
  5. Yes, it is possible to write what you…

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